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- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Match Report -

Match: U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team vs. Portugal
Date: Aug. 25, 2016   
Competition: Torneo de Naciones 2016
Venue: CAR (Centro de Alto Rendimiento); Mexico City, Mexico
Kickoff: 11 a.m. ET
Weather: 75 degrees

Scoring Summary:      1          2          F                                             
USA                             2          1          3
POR                             2          1          3

USA – Andrew Carleton (Christopher Goslin)    22nd minute
POR – Bernardo Sousa (Romario Baro)                       24
POR – Umaro Embalo                                      26
USA – Andrew Carleton                                                40
USA – Ayomide Akinola                                                78
POR – Tiago Rodrigues                                                  87                               

USA: 1-Justin Garces; 3-Christopher Gloster, 5-Rayshaun McGann, 4-Christopher Durkin (Capt.), 2-Arturo Vasquez; 6-Christopher Goslin (16-James Sands, 58), 8-Blaine Ferri, 10-George Acosta (18-Akil Watts, 84); 11-Andrew Carleton (19-Zyen Jones, 69), 7-Timothy Weah (17-Ayomide Akinola, 58), 9-Joshua Sargent (20-Adrian Villegas, 84)
Subs Not Used: 12-Alex Budnik, 13-Carlos Asensio, 14-Kelee Cornfield-Saunders, 15-Jake Arteaga
Head Coach: John Hackworth

POR: 12-Filipe Semedo; 5-Joao Oliveira (18-Goncalo Costa, 46), 4-Tiago Dialo, 16-Goncalo Loureiro, 13-Mamadou Kone (Capt.) (14-Joao Ferreira, 62); 6-Paulo Morreira, 8-Romario Baro (15-Ruben Correia, 77), 10-Bernardo Sousa (11-Afonso Sousa, 46); 7-Umaro Embalo (2-Diogo Bras, 69), 20-Daniel Simoes (9-Tiago Rodrigues, 46), 17-Rodrigo Conceicao (19-Antonio Gomes, 62)
Subs Not Used: 1-Joao Montiero, 3-Pedro Justiniano
Head Coach: Jose Guilherme

Stats Summary: USA / POR
Shots: 16 / 8
Shots on Goal: 8 / 5
Fouls: 6 / 8
Corners: 3 / 2
Offside: 2 / 4

Misconduct Summary:

Referee: Michel Caballero
Assistant Referee: Ramon Ivan Hernandez
Assistant Referee: Mario Terrazaa
Fourth Official: Alan Michel Lopez

Please note: Match was 90 minutes on natural grass at altitude.


U-17 MNT Head Coach John Hackworth Names 20-Player Roster for 2016 Torneo de Naciones

CHICAGO (Aug. 23, 2016) - U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John Hackworth named a 20-player roster to compete in the 2016 Torneo de Naciones, set to take place Aug. 22-29, in Mexico City, Mexico.

The USA will face Portugal on Aug. 25, Qatar on Aug. 26, and finish the tournament against Mexico on Aug. 28.

The roster is made up of 20 players who recently trained in Utah, playing against Utah Valley University and RSL Monarchs.

This will be the second tournament of the summer after the U-17’s made it to the title match in the 2016 AIFF Youth Cup in India last May.

Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Alexander Budnik (Sockers FC; Arlington Heights, Ill.), Justin Garces (Kendall FC; Miami, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (6): Jake Arteaga (LA Galaxy; Glendora, Calif.), Carlos Asensio (Atlanta United; Roswell, Ga.), Kelee Cornfield-Saunders (LA Galaxy; San Marcos, Calif.), Christopher Gloster (New York Red Bulls; Montclair, N.J.), Rayshaun McGann (Philadelphia Union; Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Arturo Vasquez (FC Golden State; Mira Loma, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): George Acosta (Weston FC; Hollywood, Fla.), Christopher Durkin (D.C. United; Glen Allen, Va.), Blaine Ferri (Solar Chelsea SC; Southlake, Texas), Christopher Goslin (Atlanta United; Locust Grove, Ga.), James Sands (New York Soccer Club; Rye, N.Y.), Adrian Villegas (Portland Timbers; Hood River, Ore.), Akil Watts (IMG Academy; Fort Wayne, Ind.)
FORWARDS (5): Ayomide Akinola (Toronto FC; Brampton, Ontario), Andrew Carleton (Atlanta United; Powder Springs, Ga.), Zyen Jones (Atlanta United; Clarkston, Ga.), Joshua Sargent (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; O’Fallen, Mo.), Timothy Weah (Paris Saint-Germain; Rosedale, N.Y.)

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